KYW Newsradio In Depth

Straightforward conversations about the people, ideas, and power centers that shape the world we live in. KYW Newsradio reporters talk daily with experts and leaders in science, politics, business, and public health -- to make sense of the news and unravel the real reasons why a story matters.

A degree in…. cannabis?: Inside Delaware Valley...
After decades of stigma surrounding the plant, what can this program teach students about cannabis?
23 min
Why can’t more projects be as fast as I-95?
Temporary lanes were rebuilt on the major highway in less than two weeks. What made reconstruction so simple?
15 min
Breaking down barriers for kindergarten
What’s keeping children from having the skills needed to learn and what can parents do to help them?
19 min
SCOTUS redefined the Clean Water Act, again
What does this new definition include and how will it affect EPA regulations in the future?
16 min
SCOTUS upheld the Voting Rights Act – Is this a...
How and why a conservative majority supported the VRA.
15 min
The PGA / LIV merger: did the Saudi government ...
Last week the two major golf organizations announced plans to merge. One of them is backed by the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund. What does this mean for the future of the sport?
21 min
What does immigration look like after the end o...
While Title 42 is being removed, new policies are being added. What does this mean for immigration?
23 min
LGBTQ+ support, or "rainbow capitalism?"
Does your favorite brand or business really support the LGBTQ+ community, or is it just performative?
20 min
Deeper than botox – examining advancements in p...
Plastic surgery developed from the trenches of World War I. How did we get here and where are we going?
24 min
Is the US still a top destination for internati...
International enrollment for U.S. colleges and universities is down - we look at what’s changed and why it matters.
21 min
How the brain responds to anxiety
Research in the UK revealed new discoveries about the neural processes behind anxiety.
17 min
Why is Montana banning TikTok, and will it work?
We examine the concerns behind this legislation and whether it's really the best move to protect Americans' data.
27 min
Unraveling the mysteries of sleep
We asked a sleep specialist what can actually help you get better rest, and why we need sleep in the first place.
31 min
With pandemic era SNAP benefits ending, how are...
How are food banks supplementing the loss of increased SNAP benefits?
16 min
Can we reimagine high school math curriculums?
How can schools fulfill the math needs of all of its students and teach practical lessons?
21 min
Norms in politics have gone unchecked - do we n...
How have past norms shaped our current political environment?
25 min
The “existential crisis” behind the writers strike
Producer and director Andrew Susskind says the Hollywood writers strike is about more than pay.
26 min
“Our youth are really, really struggling”: Is t...
With youth mental health issues on the rise, what can we do to support them?
14 min
What's behind the violence in Sudan?
Fighting between two factions of the military in Sudan is building to a serious humanitarian crisis.
25 min
We’re back in the office - so how much has work...
Morning Consult’s State of Workers 2023 report examines what workers are really looking for in their jobs.
14 min
Is AI taking over? How artificial intelligence ...
Artificial intelligence is expanding in the workplace. Should workers be concerned over job security?
11 min
How much progress have we made against cancer?
Many people thought we’d have a cure for cancer by now. Where are we in that research?
29 min
What will change when the COVID public health e...
The national public health emergency ends May 11. Is our healthcare system ready?
21 min
As if a viral pandemic wasn’t enough... Have yo...
A pandemic can be caused by a fungus. So could the game and TV show become reality?
18 min
To drink or not to drink? What Philly’s water c...
Dr. Mike Smith from La Salle University examines how the government should communicate effectively in a crisis.
19 min